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Chamberlain returns to Tigers on $1 million, 1-year deal

Detroit Tigers pitcher Joba Chamberlain, center, listens as a coach explains a drill during a spring training baseball workout in Lakeland, Fla., Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Joba Chamberlain returned to Detroit’s spring training facility, not completely clean shaven, but without the scraggly, overgrown beard that made him so easily identifiable with the Tigers last season.

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Loss of PawSox will devastate city, officials say

Students walk past a statue of "Paws", the mascot of the Pawtucket Red Sox, outside McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015.  Local officials in Pawtucket say moving the Boston Red Sox's minor league team to Providence, the state's capital, will devastate the smaller city's economy.  A group of investors, including Boston Red Sox President Larry Lucchino, announced they bought the minor league team and intend on moving it to Providence.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — For 40 years, Pawtucket resident Mike Shloul has lived within walking distance of McCoy Stadium, where the PawSox have played home games since 1973.

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Investors purchasing Pawtucket Red Sox, may move the team

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A group of investors headlined by Red Sox president Larry Lucchino announced Monday they had purchased the Pawtucket Red Sox and would relocate the team to Rhode Island’s capital.

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Disney animators win Oscar 2 years in a row

This file image released by Disney shows animated characters Hiro Hamada, voiced by Ryan Potter, right, and Baymax, voiced by Scott Adsit, in a scene from "Big Hero 6." For the second year in a row, Disney Animation won an Oscar for best animated feature, as “Big Hero 6” followed up last year’s “Frozen” win. (AP Photo/Disney, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The Walt Disney Co. proved Sunday that its power doesn’t only come from Pixar.

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